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Thirty hypertensive patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage were divided randomly into two groups. The treated group was begun on preliminary volume expansion, and control of hypertension was carried out using vasodilators and centrally acting drugs. The control group was treated in the classical manner for hypertension, with a diuretic as the foundation for(More)
INTRODUCTION Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) is an underdiagnosed condition, usually associated with alcoholism, and has a worse prognosis if there is a delay in diagnosis. A series of 8 non-alcoholic patients with WE is presented and an assessment is made on whether a delay in diagnosis leads to a worse prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS The clinical records(More)
Three patients with chordomas of the clivus and the upper cervical spine underwent the removal of their tumors through a transoral approach with labiomandibular splitting and microsurgical techniques. This surgical approach provided excellent visualization of the anterior craniocervical area and allowed a gross total removal in each case. Although the(More)
Sleep disturbances occur frequently in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of rotigotine on sleep fluctuations in a sample of PD patients with self-reported complaints of nocturnal awakenings. This prospective, open-label, observational, and multicenter study enrolled consecutive outpatients with PD(More)
Objectives. This open-label study assessed the efficacy and safety of exclusive night-time administration of transdermal rotigotine in patients with nocturnal and early morning PD symptoms. Methods. Patients with PD and nocturnal and early morning symptoms received transdermal rotigotine patches (2–16 mg/24 h) applied in the evening and removed in the(More)
Previous work has shown that the N400 ERP component is elicited by all words, whether presented in isolation or in structured contexts, and that its amplitude is modulated by semantic association and contextual predictability. Although these data suggest that the N400 reflects core semantic computations involved in processing any meaningful stimulus, the(More)
135 described in which the neuropathy preceded the abdominal clinical manifestations by years. In our patient, the clinical picture of polyneuropathy began two years before the abdominal manifestations and no nutritional deficiency was indicated. Various forms of peripheral neuropathy have been reported in other chronic inflammatory intestinal diseases,(More)
Sleep disturbances occur frequently in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of rotigotine on sleep fluctuations in a sample of PD patients with self-reported complaints of nocturnal awakenings. This prospective, open-label, observational, and multicenter study enrolled consecutive outpatients with PD(More)